Associated Students had 30 students register to vote on Wednesday, October 17. The geology building is old and asbestos was identified. Construction on the geology building began six years ago. During construction, IT and AV improvements that would benefit students were brought to attention, and $60,000 was spent for the improvements. This increased the cost above the initial projections, along with changes made by the district, changes in time, unforeseen circumstances, or emissions from the architect. In regards to the exterior design of the U …
Students fight proposed budget cuts for TRIO programs
PCC staff and students gathered into a conference room in the Shatford library on Tuesday to discuss the recent proposal by the Trump administration that would reduce funding for the TRIO programs on campus. Funded by the US Department of Education, TRIO is a set of programs that help graduating high school students with low income or disadvantaged backgrounds in pursuit of their college career. Serving over 790,000 students nationwide and over 1400 here at PCC, the TRIO programs have helped many achieve their dreams …
PCC Upward Bound program receives grant to award scholarships to college-bound teens
PCC’s TRIO Upward Bound programs recently received a two-year grant in the amount of $330,000 from the Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund. The grant money funds both the Math/Science Upward Bound and classic Upward Bound scholarships for graduating high school seniors from Pasadena-area high schools.
Upward Bound receives $330,000 grant
Upward Bound, a pre-college program helping students develop the skills and motivation needed to be successful in college and beyond, just received a $330,000 grant for scholarships and college support, according to Heba Griffiths, Interim Associate Dean of Student Life & Upward Bound Director.
Associated Students funds lobbyists for education
Lobbyists for the federal education program Trio received nearly $10,000 in funding after the Associated Students Board unanimously voted to double last year’s funding at its meeting last Wednesday.